Oshkosh Gets $44.2M for Truck Rebuilds and Introduces Unmanned Trucks

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TerraMax 2005(click to view full) Oshkosh Truck Corp. in Oshkosh, WI was awarded on Dec. 16, 2005, the full delivery order amount of $44.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for Rebuild of the M1070 Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) Trucks, M1074 and M1075 Palletized Loading System (PLS) Trucks, Fuel Tank Assemblies and M1076 Palletized Loading System Trailers. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, WI and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2006. This was a sole source contract initiated on Sept. 23, 2004 by the Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MiI (W56HZV-04-D-0322). Oshkosh has an impressive remanufacture program. Their HET trucks are flatbeds that usually transport tanks, and DID has covered the importance of the Palletized Loading System items before in changing battlefield logistics. The PLS has several variants, and the Fuel Tank Assemblies can be part of a PLS modular fuel farm system. That number of variants is about to expand, too, thanks to Oshkosh’s DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 finisher TerraMax… PLS Truck, Manned(click to view full) On January 23, 2006, Oshkosh Truck Corporation announced that it has unveiled an unmanned version of its Palletized Load System (PLS) vehicle at the U.S. Army Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Component Technology […]

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